:''Note in particular that this George Smith is to be distinguished from George Smith (assyriologist)
(1840–1876) who researched in some overlapping areas.''
File:The grave of George Adam Smith, Currie Cemetery.JPG|thumb|300px|The grave of George Adam Smith, Currie Cemetery
'''Sir George Adam Smith''' Fellow of the British Academy|FBA
(19 October 1856 - 3 March 1942), Scottish theologian, was born in Calcutta
, where his father, George Smith, Order of the Indian Empire|C.I.E.
, was then Principal of the Doveton College
, a boys' school.